Month: June 2014

Bighorn River Update: 06/22/2014

The river has transitioned from the typical spring “midge/Baetis” scenario to a early-summer “waiting for the next big event” routine. The next big event should be the PMD hatch, although it remains to be seen how abundant the bugs will be. Historically, after a few years of normal to above-average flows, the PMD hatch is… Read more

Bighorn River Update 06.01.2014 … and Musings on Tippet

The river is rocking and rolling on dry flies. There is some epic surface action out there when the wind cooperates. Mostly midges with some Baetis mixed in. Expect the Baetis to ramp up this next week. The weather forecast is calling for partly cloudy or thunderstorms for the next ten days. My dependable dry… Read more